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Your son or daughter experiences the best of all worlds at FAU. Our smaller classes mean more personalized attention from top-tier faculty. Yet, as a major university, we also offer exciting research opportunities few undergraduates experience. Browse 170+ degree programs and strong student outcomes. Review scholarships and financial aid. Discover our safe, enjoyable campus life. You can request a campus visit or apply to FAU online. See how we prepare ambitious students for success.

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FAU, recognized for quality academics and research by the Carnegie Foundation, Princeton Review, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and others, offers 170+ degree programs spanning traditional professions to emerging specializations.

Our University Honors Programs & Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College challenge and maximize the potential of academically-outstanding students.

  • Lower 22:1 student-to-faculty ratio means a better learning environment. Your son or daughter enjoys the personalized attention smaller private colleges are known for, while simultaneously benefitting from the robust resources of a major research university.
  • Our Advisors provide one-to-one guidance. They’ll make sure your child stays on track to achieve their graduation requirements and career objectives
  • Research opportunities are exceptional. Undergraduates have rare opportunities to work alongside world-class faculty on breakthrough research work across all disciplines, including biomedicine, biotechnology, ocean engineering, coastline security and many other areas of global significance.

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Ashley Kash
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science

Ashley is studying psychology with a minor in sociology. Her advice to students is to enjoy your time at FAU as much as you can and try to get involved. more

Jeron Bornstein
College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jeron is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and is a member of Elite Owls and the Owls Racing Formula SAE Team. His advice to students is "Be willing to recognize your strengths and weaknesses, and then focus on your weaknesses." more

Bailey Hamm '13
Instructional Designer, Southwest Airlines University

As an Instructional Designer, Hamm designs and develops training solutions for Southwest Airlines University. Her advice to students is to take advantage of all experiences FAU has to offer and make FAU home! more

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.
College for Design and Social Inquiry

Dr. Hinduja is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use. more


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